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5 things 'Game of Thrones' got wrong, according to a medieval warfare expert

Sure, there were dragons in the air and an army of the dead on the ground, but "Game of Thrones" managed to nail it Sunday night on a few factual points of medieval warfare. It also got a few things flat-out wrong. Blame it on the entertainment needs of a TV audience.

Setting aside our very willing suspension of disbelief, we talked to a history professor Monday to get the straight scoop.

"The most realistic thing was the idea of the 'last man standing,' and what does the last man standing feel," said

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